TOP News

Sport: Senators' Josh Brown out four to six weeks with upper-body injury

Inside Christine and Kody Brown’s Post-Split Dynamic: 'Not on Good Terms'

  Inside Christine and Kody Brown’s Post-Split Dynamic: 'Not on Good Terms' Inside Christine and Kody Brown’s Post-Split Dynamic: 'Not on Good Terms'The 49-year-old reality star “knows she made the right move” calling things off with the 52-year-old, the insider says.

Senators defenseman Josh Brown , one of the players activated from the protocol list, was injured in the first period and didn’t return. “Looks like he’s going to be out for some time,” Ottawa coach D.J. Smith said. Nazem Kadri had a goal and three assists, Cale Makar had two goals for the second straight game and Mikko Senators RW Drake Batherson remains on the COVID-19 protocol list. He also missed the Nov. 14 game against Calgary. … Colorado D Bowen Byram missed his fourth straight game with a head injury . … Avalanche LW Gabriel Landeskog played in his 700th career game.

Point expected to be out 4 - 6 weeks for Lightning with upper - body injury . Senators defenseman Thomas Chabot said, "First game back after five, six days off, whatever it was and playing Smith said Josh Brown will be out for a lengthy amount of time after the defenseman sustained an upper - body

The Ottawa Senators were only just getting a semblance of an NHL roster back after a COVID outbreak forced them to play shorthanded, but they haven’t been anywhere near their expected group all season. Injuries have struck several key players, and now Josh Brown is going to be out long-term with an upper-body injury. Head coach D.J. Smith told TSN radio today that Brown will miss four to six weeks.

  Senators' Josh Brown out four to six weeks with upper-body injury © Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

It’s not that Brown is a lynchpin defender or anything, but the Senators depth just continues to be depleted. He’s been moved to injured reserve alongside Colin White, Shane Pinto and Erik Brannstrom, while Drake Batherson remains in the COVID protocol. Brown played just 2:35 before exiting on Monday night.

We're Finally Getting the Live-Action Series of Avatar: The Last Airbender That We Deserve

  We're Finally Getting the Live-Action Series of Avatar: The Last Airbender That We Deserve After the last live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender, aka 2010's divisive M.

Top-line, shutdown center Brayden Point will miss the next four to six weeks with an upper - body injury . Point, who has seven goals and 13 points in 16 games, would be out until late December-early January in that timeline. Point was scratched from Sunday’s 5-4 shootout win against the Wild, the Kucherov is expected out until next month; Smith was hurt in training camp. Defenseman Erik Cernak, out with an upper - body injury , is nearing a return. On Tuesday, he skated in a red no-contact jersey with the team for the first time. He has been week to week since taking a shot on his left arm in a loss

Senators Injury Report. Loading Senators Injuries Thomson recorded a power-play assist, four shots on goal and three hits in Monday's 7-5 loss to the Avalanche. Brown ( upper body ) is expected to be " out for some time," Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports. #5 LD. Erik Brannstrom: Out 6 -to-8 weeks .

What this really means is that Lassi Thomson will continue to get a run here as a rookie, though his play has certainly been deserving of that anyway. The 21-year-old is averaging nearly 20 minutes of ice time through his first five NHL games and has three points to show for it.

Even though their defensive depth has been tested, it’s the goaltending that seems to be the target of Smith’s ire lately. The Senators are near the bottom of the league with an .888 save percentage so far this season, while expected starter Matt Murray has yet to win a game.

Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports. Customize your email to get the latest news on your favorite sports, teams and schools. Emailed daily. Always free! Sign up now ▸

All the injury news you need + Week 11 game previews

  All the injury news you need + Week 11 game previews FFT 11/19

The Senators mostly held their own during a back-and-forth affair in Denver against an Avalanche team that had won four straight heading into the contest. Ottawa forward Zach Sanford recorded a hat trick, but it wasn't enough to overcome errors the team made in the final period. Avalanche star Mikko Rantanen scored on the power play shortly after the Senators fanned on a clearing attempt to tie the game, while Alex Newhook delivered the final dagger thanks to a turnover. On top of that, Senators defenseman Josh Brown exited during the first period with an upper - body injury . "We did a lot of

Erik Cernak left last night’s overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes after playing only four minutes with an upper body injury , according to the Tampa Bay Lightning . The three remaining top- four defensemen all ended up playing a lot against the very good Carolina team with Hedman getting 30 minutes, McDonagh 27, and Rutta 23. Foote and Claesson didn’t get more than 16 on the other hand. © Photo by Andrew Lahodynskyj/NHLI via Getty Images TORONTO

More must-reads:

  • Senators defenseman Nikita Zaitsev removed from COVID protocol
  • NHL Department of Player Safety announces several fines
  • The 'Chicago Blackhawks captains' quiz

Related slideshow: Who has scored the most goals in a season for every NHL franchise? (Provided by Yardbarker)

Jill Duggar, Derick Dillard Say 'Today Was Difficult' After Josh Duggar Found Guilty in Child Porn Case .
"This trial has felt more like a funeral," Jill Duggar and husband Derick Dillard said in statement on their website Thursday after Josh Duggar was found guilty in his child sexual abuse material case against Jill's brother Josh Duggar. © Jinger Duggar/Instagram Jill and Derick Dillard "Today was difficult for our family. Our hearts go out to the victims of child abuse or any kind of exploitation," the statement, posted to the Dillard family website, read in part.

See also